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The brain and spinal cord make up your central nervous system — the control centre for the rest of your

Thyroid gland and thyroid hormones

Your thyroid gland, found at the front of your neck, makes hormones that control your metabolism. There are several conditions

Thyroid nodules

Thyroid nodules are lumps that develop within the thyroid gland in the neck. They are also sometimes called thyroid adenomas.

Chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is when your kidneys are not working properly due to kidney damage that has developed over

Kidneys and how they work

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that sit on either side of your spine (backbone) just below your rib cage.

Recovery position

The recovery position is used for a casualty who is unconscious but breathing, or for an unconscious person who has

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